Claro Walnut Drum Table

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Project by teenagewoodworker posted 1006 days ago 1640 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a drum table that I made a couple of months ago but I’m just getting around to posting it now. The base is made out of solid Claro Walnut. I turned the pedestal and the legs are dovetailed into it. The casters on the feet are brass but i completely forgot where I purchased them. The table top is constructed out solid poplar using stacked lamination. Then i veneered the top and the sides with walnut burl veneer, the top is done in a 4 way bookmatch and i just tried to line up the sides to the best of my ability. The is also trimmed with more claro walnut. I then finished it with a few coats of General Finishes Enduro Var which were sprayed on and made for a great finish. It was my first time using this product and I would definitely use it again.

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#1 posted 1006 days ago

that came out just great, for sure something to be proud of.

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#2 posted 1006 days ago

a great job I always look forward to you posting your work. beautiful piece.

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#3 posted 1006 days ago

Wow, Great veneering job and book match. A great table and put a caster under the seat and it’s a piano stool.

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#4 posted 1006 days ago

That is a great table. I love the layout of the top!. Dovetailing the legs into the pedestal is a good idea , too. Very strong construction!Thanks for sharing!!.................Jim

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#5 posted 1006 days ago

Very nicely done.

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#6 posted 1006 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous, Denis!


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#7 posted 1006 days ago

stunning..i didn’t know there were burl veneers.

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#8 posted 1006 days ago

Very nice table and well done.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 1006 days ago

Very nice job, Denis.


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#10 posted 1005 days ago

Dennis, thats a beautiful table. Thanks for sharing.

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#11 posted 1005 days ago

Great looking table..

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#12 posted 1005 days ago

Love the 4-way match.

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#13 posted 1005 days ago

Beautiful table. The bookmatched top is outstanding. Great job!

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#14 posted 1005 days ago

I wanna make one now


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#15 posted 697 days ago

Very nice! You did a good job!


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